Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) Compliance


Gallup McKinley Adult Detention Center has a ZERO Tolerance Policy for PREA incidents. 

McKinley County Adult Detention Centers Zero Tolerance policy means that no sexual act, contact or harassment of any kind will be tolerated between an inmate with another inmate and/or between an inmate and an employee. Any staff member found guilty of such violations will be subject to disciplinary action up to and including immediate termination and possible criminal prosecution. Inmates will be subject to disciplinary action consistent with the requirements of McKinley County Detention Center's inmate disciplinary procedures and may also be subject to criminal prosecution. 

McKinley County Detention Center is committed to this “zero-tolerance policy” on sexual assault and sexual victimization. This zero-tolerance policy affects every employee and every person under McKinley County Detention supervision.

For questions on this policy contact acting PREA Coordinator Deputy Warden Steve Silversmith at or call 505-979-7237 or visit the PREA website.

To file a complaint, contact Deputy Warden Steven Silversmith at or by calling 505-979-7237.

Any and all reports will be kept as confidential as possible.